Hector Macho Camacho 2011 Photo

Boxing Legend Hector “Macho” Camacho Shot in the FACE!


Hector Camacho will Live.  Earlier reports say that the bullet struck his braind, but it struck him in the jaw.  The bullet went through his face and came out of his head and hit him int the right should and fractured two verterbrae.  Although he will live, paralysis is possible.

The bullet apparently struck him in the jaw but exited his head and lodged in his right shoulder and fractured two vertebrae, Torres said. The doctor said the boxer, who was trailed by drug and alcohol problems during a career that included some high-profile bouts, could be paralyzed from the shooting.


The former super lightweight, lightweight and junior welterweight champion was shot in the face while riding in the passenger seat of a car outside of a bar in the San Juan city of Bayamon.  The driver of the car was also shot, however he did not survive.

The relationship between the 50 year old Camacho and the driver is unknown and currently the motive for the shooting is still being investigated but is also unknown at this time.

Camacho was taken to the trauma center at Centro Medico in San Juan.  His condition is listed as serious.

More to come as details are revealed.

Sources: TMZ, ABC News